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Charleston’s spookiest, booziest + fun-filled Halloween events πŸŽƒ


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Time to get spooky. With Halloween being a little shy of just one week away, the Holy City is turning into Haunted City with all of the frightening events happening over the next few days.


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We hope you have a lot of costume choices lined up, because we have tons of venues + events where you’ll be able to show them off. (Just try not to get a pumpkin stuck on your head.)

From family friendly to 21+, here is a rundown of the creepy, funny, boozy + sugar-filled Halloween events Charleston has to offer this year.

All Ages

πŸŽƒ Barks and Bones Halloween Party
⏰ Fri., Oct. 25, 5-7 p.m.
πŸ“ Magnolia Park and Community Garden, 720 Magnolia Rd., West Ashley
πŸ’° Free
Dress up your furry friend for the pet costume contest + enjoy live music, food trucks, and drinks. 🐢

πŸŽƒ Boo Fest
⏰ Sat., Oct. 26, 12-3 p.m.
πŸ“ Workshop, 1503 King St.
πŸ’° Free to attend
Kids + pups are encouraged to come in costume for this special event. $5 kids meals, halloween candy, small bites + drinks. (Pro tip: there will be prizes for best puppy outfits.)

πŸŽƒ Pumpkin Brunch
⏰ Sun., Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
πŸ“ Tavern & Table, 100 Church St., Mount Pleasant
πŸ’° Menu prices vary
Halloween inspired brunch by Chef Ray, reservations recommended.

πŸŽƒ Lowcountry Halloween Fest
⏰ Sun., Oct. 27, 12-6 p.m.
πŸ“ Citadel Mall
πŸ’° Free
A fun-filled indoor trick-or-treating experience for the whole family.

πŸŽƒ PSC’s Haunts and Haints: Spirits Among Us
⏰ Sun., Oct 27, 2-5 p.m.
πŸ“ Meet at 147 King St.
πŸ’°$50 members, $60 non-members
Go inside Charleston’s historic houses that have stories of hauntings + ghosts. You may even see one for yourself.

πŸŽƒ Hocus Pocus
⏰ Mon., Oct. 28, 7 p.m.
πŸ“ Charleston Music Hall
πŸ’° $8
With a special appearance from the Sanderson Sisters.

πŸŽƒ Legends and Ghost Stories from the South
⏰ Wed., Oct. 30, 6-7 p.m.
πŸ“ Charleston County Public Library – main branch
πŸ’° Free

πŸŽƒ Hollywood Horror: A Halloween Music, Dance, & Film Phenom
⏰ Thurs., Oct. 31, 9 p.m.
πŸ“ Charleston Music Hall
πŸ’° $25+

πŸŽƒ Trick or Treat in the Park
⏰ Thurs., Oct. 31, 4-6 p.m.
πŸ“ Hampton Park, 30 Mary Murray Dr.
πŸ’° Free, reservation required

πŸŽƒ Boone Hall Fright Night
⏰ Oct. 27 + 31, Nov. 1-2; times vary
πŸ“ 2434 North Hwy. 17, Mount Pleasant
πŸ’° $15
From haunted hayrides to haunted mansions, there are tons of scares + surprises in store for a spooky night out.


πŸŽƒ After Hours: Southern Spirits
⏰ Fri., Oct. 25, 7-10 p.m.
πŸ“ South Carolina Aquarium
πŸ’° $45 non-members, $40 members
Wear your best costume and enjoy small bites, drinks + animal encounters.

πŸŽƒ Grown-up Costume Party Cruise by California Dreaming
⏰ Fri., Oct. 25, 6-8 p.m.
πŸ“ Ripley Light Marina, 1 Ashley Point Drive, West Ashley
πŸ’° $48
BYOB event; arrive 15 minutes prior.

πŸŽƒ 5Church All Hallows’ Eve Party
⏰ Sat., Oct. 26, 10 p.m.
πŸ“ 5Church Charleston, 32B N Market St.
πŸ’° Free to attend
Dress up in your best Halloween costume + dance the night away for your chance to win a $200 giftcard.

πŸŽƒ Handcraft Halloween Party
⏰ Sat., Oct. 26, 8 p.m.-midnight
πŸ“ Handcraft Kitchen & Cocktails, 735 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant
πŸ’° Free to attend
Drink specials, live music + costume contests. (Winners receive bottles of wine + bubbles).

πŸŽƒ Monsters & Margs
⏰ Sat., Oct. 26, 6-11:30 p.m.
πŸ“ Taco Boy Downtown, 217 Huger St.
πŸ’° $5 cover
Costume contest with prizes up to $1000 + live entertainment.

πŸŽƒ Fright Night in Flowertown
⏰ Sat., Oct. 26, 6-11:30 p.m.
πŸ“ Taco Boy Summerville, 106 Front St., Summerville
πŸ’° $5 cover
Costume contest with prizes up to $1000 + live entertainment.

πŸŽƒ 3rd Annual Halloween Edition of Trappyoke
⏰ Sat., Oct. 26, 8 p.m.
πŸ“ The Schoolhouse, 720 Magnolia Rd., West Ashley
πŸ’° $30+
Come dressed as your favorite artist and live out your dream of performing onstage.

πŸŽƒ Skinful Halloween
⏰ Sat., Oct. 26, 5 p.m.
πŸ“ Charleston Woodlands, 4279 Ashley River Rd., West Ashley
πŸ’° $60+
Charleston’s favorite Halloween Costume Party is back after a six year hiatus. The new and improved event will feature live performances from Method Man, Redman + more, with the option to camp at the 6000 acre venue, the Charleston Woodlands.

πŸŽƒ Trick or Drink: Charleston Halloween Bar Crawl
⏰ Oct. 26 + 31, 4 p.m.- 2 a.m.
πŸ“ Registration begins at Carolina Ale House, 145 Calhoun St.
πŸ’° $15 for one day, $20 for both days
Drink deals + no cover charge for participating venues: Burns Alley Tavern, Carolina Ale House, Bay Street Biergarten + Trio.

πŸŽƒ Studio 300: Disco Halloween
⏰ Thurs., Oct. 31, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
πŸ“ The Alley, 131 Columbus St.
πŸ’° $65
A 70s-themed Halloween Extravaganza featuring haunted houses, bowling, appetizers + drinks, free arcade games + more.

πŸŽƒ Ink N Ivy Freakshow, A Night of Pure Terror: Halloween Edition
⏰ Thurs., Oct. 31, 9 p.m-2 a.m.
πŸ“ Ink N Ivy, 565 King St.
πŸ’° $10
Costume contest ft. a $1,000 prize, $5 freaky cocktail + $2 freaky shots.

πŸŽƒ Forever Hallowe(EMO)
⏰ Thurs., Oct. 31, 8 p.m.
πŸ“ Bay Street Biergarten, 549 East Bay St.
πŸ’° Free to attend
Food and drinks specials + live entertainment by Midnight City Band.πŸŽƒ

Yelloween at Fiat Lux
⏰ Fri., Nov. 1, 8:30 p.m.
πŸ“ Hotel Bennett, 404 King St.
πŸ’° $150
A masquerade-themed Halloween Party presented by Veuve Clicquot, with all-you-can-drink champagne + passed hors d’oeuvres.